This spinach quiche recipe is infinitely adaptable. You can make it with fresh or frozen spinach, use different sorts of cheeses and add bacon or cubed ham for extra substance. You can even bake it without the pastry bottom for a crustless spinach quiche.
Quiche is one of the easiest and most adaptable French recipes you are likely to find. If you are new to quiche making, be sure to consult how to make quiche for some general tips for making a successful quiche. If you have your own idea for what you want to put in your tart, have a look at this basic quiche recipe, which will give you tips for proportions for the various ingredients.
You can either layer the ingredients in this spinach cheese quiche to get an effect like I did in the photo, or mix the filling ingredients together for a more homogenous effect. As always in keeping with this site's theme, th spinach quiche recipe calls for a prefab pie crust, but go ahead and make your own if you wish.
Makes 6 servings
Ham or bacon: Spinach goes great with either cubed ham or bits of bacon. Be sure to cook the bacon before adding it to the quiche.
Cheese: Don't hesitate to try something different - feta, cheddar, munster, parmesan, cottage cheese or whatever you think sounds good.
Crustless: If you are going to make a crustless quiche, oil the tart pan before proceeding with the rest of the spinach quiche recipe.
Other additions: Mix in 1 teaspoon of dried dill or sage or a handful of toasted sesame seeds or pine nuts for a slightly different flavor.
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